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Scientist I

Date: Dec 5, 2018

Location: Salt Lake City, Utah, US, 84116

Company: Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.

Company Info

Teva is a global pharmaceutical leader and the world’s largest generic medicines producer, committed to improving health and increasing access to quality health solutions worldwide.  Our employees are at the core of our success, with colleagues in over 80 countries delivering the world’s largest medicine cabinet to 200 million people every day. We offer a uniquely diverse portfolio of products and solutions for patients and we’ve built a promising pipeline centered around our core therapeutic areas.  We are continually developing patient-centric solutions and significantly growing both our generic and specialty medicines business through investment in research and development, marketing, business development and innovation.  This is how we improve health and enable people to live better, healthier lives.  Join us on our journey of growth!

Job Description

Under general supervision, performs cGMP laboratory analyses of Finished products and in process materials. Performs stability testing for Finished products. Performs maintenance and calibration of analytical instruments.


Essential functions include:

*Carries out responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies, procedures and state, federal and local laws.    

*Operates general analytical instruments during the testing of finished products using HPLC, UPLC, GC-FID, UV-VIS, FTIR, automatic titrators, Dissolution Apparatus, particle size analyzer, spray tech globule size analyzer, Instron, Densitometer, Rheometer, viscometer (LV/RV/Cone and Plate), pH meter and analytical balance.

*Performs wet chemistry tests on samples such as pH, titration, gravimetric and prepares standard, sample, and buffer solutions as required by test methods and performs all necessary calculations associated.

*Labels, transcribes and records documentation such as report sheets and laboratory notebooks as required by SOPs.

*Cleans, maintains and calibrates laboratory equipment to ensure compliance with current Good Manufacturing Procedures (cGMP).

*Meets project deadlines and performance standards as assigned.

*Complies with all Company policies and procedures, including safety rules and regulations     

*Performs investigations and troubleshooting of analytical test methods and lab instruments.

*Performs investigation and writes reports on findings, conclusion and identify corrective actions/preventative actions.

*Carries out quantitative and qualitative analyses in support of method comparisons, method transfers, method validations, product in-use study. 

*Train junior level scientist and technician and participate in identifying process to improve efficiency in laboratory testing.

*Assist in organizing, staging and pulling samples for stability studies. Including staging samples for Temperature cycling and Photo (UV/VIS) sample exposure.

*Assist in creating database for stability sample pull, staging sample and test schedules.

*Performs related duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in Science or related science field from an accredited college or university and one (1) year related laboratory experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Experience and Skills:

•Usage of GC and HPLC chromatographic equipment, as well as UV/VIS, dissolution apparatuses, FTIR, Instron operation and other techniques in testing gels, creams, lotions, oral solutions and transdermal system.

•Business, scientific and personal computer hardware and software applications.

•Business English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation.

•Wet Chemistry and Chemistry related to sampling methods, quality control systems, analysis and documentation practices and procedures.

•Knowledge of or ability to learn FDA, cGLP, cGMP, USP, EP and SOP or other applicable regulatory and safety compliance guidelines.

•Performing testing accurately and precisely.

•Responding to routine inquiries from management, employees and regulatory agencies.

•Communicating clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.

•Managing multiple projects, duties and assignments.

•Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with others.


Research & Development

Sub Function

Drug Development and Preclinical Studies

Reports To

Romeo Galang

Teva’s Equal Employment Opportunity Commitment

Teva Pharmaceuticals is committed to equal opportunity in employment. It is Teva's global policy that equal employment opportunity be provided without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national or ethnic origin or any other legally recognized status entitled to protection under applicable laws.

Nearest Major Market: Salt Lake City

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